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Spurrier on resigning as coach: ‘I sort of fired myself’

Steve Spurrier's surprise announcement on Monday that he was resigning as head football coach of South Carolina came as a shock to many. Some might see the 70-year-old's decision as a peaceful ride off into the sunset to enjoy his golden years. Unfortunately, Spurrier is not one of those people, revealing in an interview with Josh Kendall of The State on Wednesday a much more blunt...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins: Past Bills coaches were on EJ Manuel’s back too much

Sammy Watkins is looking forward to seeing what E.J. Manuel does this week as quarterback of the Buffalo Bills now that he has a different kind of support from the coaching staff. The Bills will host the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6, and it sounds like Tyrod Taylor may not start because of his knee injury. Further confirmation of that belief came Wednesday based on the way Watkins...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Heyward fined by NFL for tribute to father on eye black

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward is the latest to complain about the uniform policies of the NFL. Heyward was fined by the league for a tribute to his late father by writing “Iron Head” on his eye black for a recent game. Got fined for honoring my Dad who bravely fought cancer on my...Read More
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins concerned about Jarvis Landry’s conduct

The Miami Dolphins are off to a disappointing start this season, and wide receiver Jarvis Landry is apparently taking it worse than some of his teammates. The second-year receiver has exhibited some questionable conduct this season that reportedly has the team concerned. For starters, Landry was fined more than $23,000 after the Dolphins’ loss to Jets for abusive behavior against...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jesse Jackson: Odom showing signs of responsiveness

As Lamar Odom continues to fight for his life at a Las Vegas hospital, some seemingly good news has emerged through the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Jackson, who visited Odom in the hospital Wednesday morning, told reporters that there have been some encouraging signs. Odom remains unconscious and on life support, but doctors told Jackson there have been signs of responsiveness and that...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Odom overdosed on drugs, likely has brain damage

Lamar Odom is being treated for a drug overdose, according to a report. A source inside Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, where Odom is being treated, reportedly told E! Online that doctors found drugs in Odom’s system. The 35-year-old former NBA star was found unconscious at a brothel in Nevada on Tuesday and airlifted to the hospital. He is said to be still alive but in a coma...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Roethlisberger to practice, wants to play Sunday

Ben Roethlisberger went down with what appeared to be a very serious knee injury in his team’s Week 3 win over the St. Louis Rams. Fortunately for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, it may not have been severe enough to even force Roethlisberger out of action for a full month. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports that Roethlisberger is planning to participate in 7-on-7 drills at practice this...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo on relationship with George Karl: It’s not going too well

DeMarcus Cousins is not the only star player in Sacramento who is having issues with George Karl. After the Kings played the Los Angeles Lakers in their fifth preseason game Tuesday night, point guard Rajon Rondo was surprisingly honest when asked how his relationship has been with Karl thus far. “It’s not been going to...Read More
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom may have gone off rails over ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’

It is still unclear what has happened to Lamar Odom that has resulted in him fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital, but there is some speculation that an episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” may have been a trigger. Odom had reportedly been staying at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch South for...Read More
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Odom reportedly in a coma, Khloe Kardashian by his side

Lamar Odom was still fighting for his life Wednesday morning less than 24 hours after he was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. According to reports, his ex-wife Khloe Kardashian and some other members of the Kardashian family have flown in to be with Odom. TMZ reports that Odom is in a coma and his organs are failing. Kobe Bryant...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Odom was planning comeback, had spoken with Knicks

Lamar Odom has been working toward making an NBA comeback over the past several months, according to his personal trainer. Odom, who was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital Tuesday night after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, was introduced to personal trainer Fareed Samad through his friend, professional boxer Zab Judah, back in June. TMZ spoke with Samad outside Sunrise...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones will play against Saints

Julio Jones is reportedly planning to play against the New Orleans Saints Thursday night, and his team’s undefeated record may have something to do with it. According to Tiffany Blackmon of NFL Network, a source close to Jones said the wide receiver will play mainly because he feels the Falcons have “something special going on.” Source with the Falcons told me Julio Jones...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden reportedly told he is being benched

The Dallas Cowboys will be making a quarterback change for Week 7 after deciding that Brandon Weeden cannot take them to the promised land. Rather, they’re making the change after watching him for three weeks and realizing that he is incapable of successfully quarterbacking the team while Tony Romo is out. The report comes the...Read More
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo says Kobe went to visit Lamar Odom in hospital

Kobe Bryant may self-admittedly not have many friends, but there's no denying that he will be there for a teammate when it's a life or death matter. Bryant arrived at a Las Vegas hospital Tuesday night to be there for former teammate Lamar Odom, who is in critical condition after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel earlier in the day, a photo shows. A photo shared on Twitter...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom in critical condition, on breathing machine

Lamar Odom is hanging on after being taken to a hospital Tuesday to be treated after being found unconscious at a brothel in Nevada. Odom is on a breathing machine and remains in critical condition, TMZ reporter Dax Holt says. The former NBA player was found at a Nevada brothel unconscious and reportedly had been...Read More
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sarkisian learned of firing via text messages from friends

Steve Sarkisian was fired swiftly by USC, a day after he was forced by the school's athletic director to take a leave of absence amid questions about his sobriety. Now we're learning some of the details about how the actual firing went down. According to ESPN's Joe Schad, Sarkisian was en route to an out-of-state treatment facility on Monday when USC athletic director Pat Haden...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom reportedly found unconscious, fighting for his life

Lamar Odom was airlifted to a hospital after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel Tuesday and is fighting for his life, according to a report. TMZ Sports says Odom had been at the Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nev. since Saturday, partying with the girls. One of the women went into his VIP room Tuesday and found him unconscious. He was found supposedly with liquid coming...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wall to pay assistant coach $100 for every three-turnover game

John Wall is intent on not turning the ball over as much this season, and he plans to punish himself when it happens. Wall turned the ball over 3.8 times per game last season — something that he knows can’t happen in order for the Washington Wizards to succeed in the playoffs. In a recent feature, Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post revealed that Wall plans to penalize himself...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL won’t allow Williams to wear pink all year to honor late mother

The National Football League continues to find new and creative ways to get it wrong. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL allows for its player to wear pink accessories (cleats, wristbands, etc.) in order to raise public consciousness about the disease. Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams, who lost his mother to breast cancer in May 2014, petitioned the...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay has great reaction to low ESPN NBA player ranking

After his toils in the NBA wasteland that has been Sacramento hoops for the last few seasons, many of us have forgotten just how good Kings forward Rudy Gay is at the sport of basketball. The good people over at ESPN definitely forgot, slotting Gay at No. 70 in their annual NBA player rankings, despite a 2014-15 season in which the UConn product averaged 21.1 points per game, 5...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrod Taylor has sprained MCL, could miss multiple games

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is reportedly in danger of missing Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals and beyond. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Taylor suffered a sprained MCL on a horse-collar tackle during his team’s win over the Tennessee Titans. The injury could force him to miss multiple games, and the...Read More
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets fan critically injured after fight with Dodgers fans

A fight that broke out between baseball fans outside Dodger Stadium Friday night reportedly left a New York Mets fan in critical condition. Witnesses told KABC 7 in Los Angeles that Dodgers and Mets fans were fighting when a New York fan was punched and hit his head on the way to the ground. One onlooker, Maria Carecer, said people rushed to help the injured fan. “I walked...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguar may have blocked for wrong team due to concussion

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Bernard Pierce brought us the most bizarre play of Week 5 in the NFL when he literally blocked for the wrong team on a special teams play. During a punt return from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pierce decided to turn around and block rather than attempting to tackle Bobby Rainey, who returned the punt 58 yards. On Monday, we learned that the explanation...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills might be in need of backup QB weeks after trading Matt Cassel

The Buffalo Bills are in need of depth at quarterback, which is ironic when considering they traded a veteran backup less than a month ago in exchange for a late-round draft pick. On Tuesday, the Bills announced that they have signed quarterback Josh Johnson. The move creates some concern over whether Tyrod Taylor, who is...Read More
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL admits missed clock error in Chargers-Steelers game

The NFL has admitted that a mistake was made with the game clock near the end of regulation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the San Diego Chargers Monday night. In a statement on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Mike Signora acknowledged that an error by the stadium scoreboard operator resulted in 18 seconds being inexplicably taken off the clock before Pittsburgh’s last possession...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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